poetaster

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from the New Latin poētaster. Equivalent to poet +‎ -aster.

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Noun[edit]

poetaster ‎(plural poetasters)

  1. An unskilled poet.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From poēt(a) ‎(poet) +‎ -aster ‎(expressing incomplete resemblance).

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Noun[edit]

poētaster m ‎(genitive poētastrī); second declension

  1. (New Latin) poetaster

Inflection[edit]

Second declension, nominative singular in -er.

Case Singular Plural
nominative poētaster poētastrī
genitive poētastrī poētastrōrum
dative poētastrō poētastrīs
accusative poētastrum poētastrōs
ablative poētastrō poētastrīs
vocative poētaster1 poētastrī

1May also be poētastre.

References[edit]

  • poetaster” in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016